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5 d5 dspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Congratulations :)
Our title is delayed till May/June from Feb. Sad :(<br />
its such a long wait on land. I am happy to say things…</p></div><div class=

7 d7 dspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Cabinets

Be careful about skylights as it may affect the 50 year structural guarantee but if it doesn't I would be keen to know. Henley refused to do them.

7 d7 dspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Cabinets

Thanks we asked for it last year in an ensuite we put downstairs for mum. So had to swap position of toilet and shower to get both window and niche.

7 d7 dspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Cabinets

Is thatt a window aboves your niche ijn shower? Henley said it couldn't be done

8 d8 dspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

sorry typo
"now waiting for building permit to be approved"

8 d8 dspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Update - Energy Assessment 6.0 and no chargeable upgrades required - great news.
No waiting for building permit to be approved.
Expected to be handed over to construction by end…

26 d26 dspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Update - land settlement 29 Jan
Engineering report received by Henley
Awairunf info from council then Henley will order energy assessment report.
Main floor tile on ground floor confirmed discontinued along with benchtops…

1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks. Where is your land? Do you need to wait for FHOG to settle?

1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Land has finally titled! :)
Now mad rush to get FHOG approved in time for settlement due 29th Jan.

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2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Update - delays in Council approval due to not passing energy infrastructure audit.
Was advised prior to Christmas that Council finally approved, once received SOC then will register title.
Land title expected…

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4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Latest Update - Finance is fully approved! Phew!
Land construction was completed 3/10/17 , now waiting council approval - been advised its any day now.

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4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Looking great Stay! You could be finished before we even get to site! :)

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Home valuations on new house/land builds

The new releases of untitled and at now selling for almost $100k more than our cost price but our land was still only valued at cost price which we placed…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Home valuations on new house/land builds

I'm going through this at the moment. ANZ valuation came in at $100k lower on a total cost of $700k. CBA came in at $40k lower. …

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5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Received update today the Land construction is now complete. Officially 9-10 months later than originally advised as still waiting on Statement of Compliance and Land Title registration. Its…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

I am so jealous...haha! It looks so big now, especially next to your neighbour's. Looks like your ground floor is higher than your neighbour's ground floor?

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks. Just got word today the stage is very close to practical completion which we expect by the latest end of next week. Going to see it this…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Finally - today have received positive update on the Land.
Completion expected to be middle of this month (September).
Access to the land for bank valuation and soil testing as soon as…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Hi immu999
6 months you would hope is enough but wasn't enough for us. Our title is now October which is 10 months delay. It takes two months approx from…

7 months7 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Cabinets

Hi Rachael13, we have $3k in our contract based on last years pricing gor subfloor to 2.0 . This was at our request to reduce noise between floors. We havent…

7 months7 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks Rachael13, really appreciate the encouragement. We are working with Waterstone Broker with ANZ. The 2nd preapproval was very quick, virtually next day approval after updating our paperwork.
We…

7 months7 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean 38 - Cabinets

last year we were asked to have contract in afternoon with tender on that morning. I refused to sign contracts without seeing final drawings as I still hadn't seen…

7 months7 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Good to hear you have progressed to construction. It seems there are delays everywhere from land titles, to permits to construction. So have realigned my expectations to be…

7 months7 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Our conveyancer has confirmed the delays are very much common and standard process.

7 months7 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

I contacted developer for update yesterday. Now saying titles late Sep due to issues with under ground water main works in the area. Now I'm hoping we actually…

7 months7 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Hi immu999
yes developer advised the delay of our stage means a delay in your maplewood estate. Our street is not a huge street so it is very surprising it…

7 months7 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Review location of hot water sytstem tank outside as its bulky. It is relocatable at a cost.

8 months8 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Land state as at today..seems like taking forever. Fence is still up. Have now managed to work out that our block is the one with the green pile. …

8 months8 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Great news!! Bring it on Henley ! 😀

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